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>> bret: i mean, he was fired up. okay. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report." fair, balanced and unafraid. "special report" online. if you haven't checked it out, you should. it starts right now. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, putin put down. president obama sends a very public message to the russian president, but will it get the white house any closer to arresting the secret leaker ed snowden. and big controversy in florida after teenagers beat a classmate on a school bus and a father's plea to his child's suspected kidnapper. >> i'm begging to you let my daughter go. >> shepard: this man, suspected of killing a woman, murdering a child, and abducting this teenage girl. >> we all miss you, hannah, we love you so much. >> they could have gone to another state. they could have gone to another country potentially. we just don't know at this
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point. >> shepard: tonight, the search for hannah. >> shepard: tearing down cleveland's house of horrors where ariel castro imprisoned three girls for years. one of his victims came back to see it and you will hear from her ahead. plus, feeling lucky? >> you never know. >> he is a lucky one. >> a jackpot measured in hundreds of millions of dollars up for grabs in power ball. i just won $50 worth. >> i won $40 for now. >> shepard: what would you do if you won? >> first from fox on wednesday night a family friend accused of murder and kidnapping a teenage girl. and late today we learned the suspect wruns told that teenager he had a crush on her so. here we go. here is the suspect james dimagio over the weekend his home in san diego caught fire.
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inside investigators found the body of a woman. along with the remains of this child. possibly her 8-year-old son. they can't confirm it because they haven't done an autopsy yet. they are pretty sure. so far no sign of the daughter at all an na anderson. here she is. 16 years old. investigators think he abducted her. is he a long-time friend of the anderson family. here they are together like one of the family. a couple of months ago he heard deimage joe tell hannah that if he were his age he would want to date her. the sheriff told me the violence may have begun when hannah discovered something about the teen's rip relationship with dimagio. yesterday hannah's dad pleaded with dimagio to return the daughter. he also had a message for his missing child. >> hannah, we all love you if you have a chance, you take it you run. you'll be found.
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>> shepard: but at this hour hannah has not been found. investigators have sent out an amber alert. they say deahmadinejadio and hannah may have headed anywhere really from mexico to montana. will carr in our fox news news hub. >> a million-dollar arrest warrant for james dimagio. if he is cut he will caught he have to post a million-dollar bail. take a hard look the a deahmadinejadio. posted this wanted poster. the car they believe he was in a blue nissan. and recent picture of dimagio. they have received a hundred tips but nothing has panned out. while they know the kid's mom is dead and potentially ethan. they are holding out hope that hannah will be okay. >> hannah will come back and ethan and tina, i i love you both.
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we all love you. and i know everybody is here for support of all three of them. >> on monday, millions of residents across california got amber alert messages on their cell phones. in the middle of the night to keep a lookout for deahmadinejadio's car. today authorities continue to be adamant that it may take a moment to spot them and turn them in. >> shepard: the president called off a meeting with the russian president vladimir putin. it was set for next month. the white house says it's partly because russia gave temporary asylum to the national security agency leaker ed snowden much the white house had called for president putin to send snowden back to the u.s. where is he facing he is mean nawbleg and other charges. last night president obama told jay leno sometimes the russians slip back into a sort of cold war mentality. >> even though we don't have an extradition treaty with them traditionally we have tried to respect if there is a law breaker or an alleged law breaker in their country.
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we evaluate it and try to work with them. they didn't do that with us in some ways it's reflective of underlying challenges we have had lately. >> shepard: the president says he will still go to the g 20 summit next month in russia. ed henry is inside the white house that could be awkward. >> that's right because it's inside st. petersburg. so happens to be in russia. the president wants to skip giving putin the formality of one-on-one talks in moscow. the prestige he would get from that look at the body language between these two men back at the g-8 summit. then they were clashing over syria. now it's all about edward snowden. take a listen to the state department. >> we were not at the point in our progress on a number of these issues where a summit at the presidential level was the most constructive step. but, at the same time, we recognize there are many areas we need to continue to work on.
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>> now, in a rare move, the republican chairman of the house foreign affairs committee ed royce actually backed president obama in this case saying this should help make clear that the russian government is giving edward snowden refugee status is unacceptable. snowden should be sent to the u.s. to defend his actions in a u.s. court of law. other republicans are noting that is embarrassing to the president because he has made a re-set of reels with russia. such a key part of his foreign policy. shep? >> shepard: president made his first comment about the terror threat that has shut down 19 of our diplomatic posts around the world for the rest of the week. now officials in yemen say that they have thwarted an al qaeda plot. i say they say it because u.s. officials tell fox news there is an ongoing threat and it goes beyond yemen and they are not even too sure what the yemenis are saying. we will hear from president obama and get a live update from the pentagon coming up inside fox report. first though an attorney for the accused fort hood shooter says his client has a death wish. that the man who admits did he, indeed, kill 13 soldiers in a massacre at fort hood is trying to get
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the death penalty. major nidal hasan is representing himself in the court martial, but the court has defense attorneys standing by in case he needs them. that's a requirement. it's standard. but as the trial entered its second day today, those attorneys asked the judge to scale down their role in major hasan's defense. they say the reason is, he is clearly angling to be executed. that led to quite quite quite interesting response to major hasan. one that would have the judge end the trial for the day. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt has this. what happened in the courtroom? >> that stand-by attorney is lt. colonel chris poppy. he told the judge today, shep, that he was not able to perform his duties adequately because major hasan's actions in court prevent him doing so. ,e said of hasan, it is, quote, clear his goal is to remove impediments and obstacles to the death penalty and is working toward a death penalty. major hasan immediately interjected saying i
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object, that's a twist of the facts. the judge asked major hasan to put those arguments in writing. he. he refused, she recessed the court. we will find out how she wants to proceed when court resumes tomorrow morning, shep. >> shepard: of course, this could be part of major hasan's strategy, i suppose. >> made that very point when colonel poppy, the stand-by attorney pointed out that hasan had only questioned two of the dozen witnesses called so far. and didn't object to a single juror during jury selection. the judge said, well, that might be a way of illicitting more empathy. and she went on to say, quote: a lot of people would think that's a brilliant strategy. as an example by the way of the effort and cost that is being put into giving major hasan a fair trial, he has helicoptered from the jail to the courthouse every day, shep. in fact, there are two helicopters. one actually carrying major hasan every day, the other
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is, in fact, a decoy. shep? >> shepard: jonathan, we are learning in the years since the shooting, major hasan has been paid by our government $300,000 in salary. he still is making money right now. the reason is he is still active duet military. he may have confessed to these shootings but he hasn't been convicted of anything. until he is they have to pay him. some republican lawmakers introduced a bill that would suspend his pay but not just for major nidal hasan for any service member charged but not convicted of rape, sexual assault, or a capital crime. the rapist and kidnapper ariel castro kept three girls chained inside his house for years. it was a prison right in the heart of cleveland. tonight, that prison stands no longer demolishing castro's dungeon. the plan for thousands of dollars of cash inside castro's home? who wants it? not many. the details from the journalists of fox news on
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>> shepard: the house that was the site of unspeakable crimes no longer exists. crews in cleveland today demolished ariel castro's home the spot where he kept three girls hostage for a decade. they pulled up the driveway, everything. the kidnapper and rain rapist ariel castro is spending the life in prison as part of a deal to avoid the death penalty he signed over a deed to that house. are prosecutors say he cried when he did it while mentioning his, quote: many happy memories with those three. today, one of the victims michelle knight returned to key the crews knock down the house and she released some balloons in memory of all of those children who have gone missing. she talked about what she is going to do next. >> i go from here as being a motivational speaker and let everybody know that they are heard. that they are loved.
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and there is hope for everyone. >> shepard: michelle night was held the longest of the three. ariel castro kidnapped her in 2002. he grabbed amanda berry and gina dejesus over the next couple of years. and this morning an aunt took controls of the excavator to take the first shot of the house where her niece lived in hell. the lawyers say dejesus' mother whos was among those there cheering as the walls started to fall. trace gallagher with more on this. as it turns out, trace, they found a lot of money in that house. >> $22,000, shep, found inside a washing machine. ariel castro said there was more money inside the house but authorities couldn't find it the 22 grand was offered to the three victims but they didn't want it. so it was donated to charity. before the house was torn down, one of the victims, amanda berry, did want some items inside the house, including pictures drawn by her daughter. in fact, the first room that was demolished today was the so-called pink room
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where amanda berry and her daughter were held for years. ariel castro's family also took items from the home saying the demolition was part of, quote: the healing process? >> shepard: the house is gone but what are any going to do with the property. >> as soon as the debris was taken away, they actually seeded the property with grass and flowers. there is two nearby homes that are also set to be torn down. so the hope here is they can turn this into a garden or maybe even a small park. one of the victims, michelle knight was asked why she came today, and she said this: >> why it was important to be here today is because nobody was there for me when i was missing. i want the people out there to know, including the mothers, that they can have strength. they can have hope. and their child will come back. >> you also saw a lot of neighbors in the background. the narks say they are glad the house was torn down so they no longer have to look at the house of horrors in
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their neighborhood, shep. >> shepard: i feel that trace. more than 15,000 people have donated to a fund that is set up for the castro victims. nearly $1.4 million so far. if you would like to donate, you can go to cleveland two more women are are accusing the san diego mayor bob filner of sexual harassment. if you are keeping track, we are now at 13. the new accusers are veterans and rape victims. they say they met mayor filner at a meeting of the national women's veterans association of america. the head of the group says at least six other women have complained about the mayor's behavior including kissing, groping and grabbing the full gamut as they put it now the association reports it's cancelled plans to have mayor filner give the keynote speech at a benefit for sexual assault victims later this month a group of kids ruthlessly kicked and punched another child over and over again. and a school bus camera caught the whole thing. and now the question from the police. where was the bus driver as
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all of this was going down? but, first, a woman named henrietta lax is responsible for some the most important advances in modern medicine. she wasn't a doctor. she lived to be but 31 years old. but her cells were special. they were able to thrive in a laboratory. and scientists around the world have used those unique and very valuable cells for decades. you may know her story from the best seller of immorality life of henrietta lax. for years it went unrecognized that's now changing. i will explain how in a moment. first, you should know that she was a tobacco farmer and mother of five who died of cervical cancer in 1951. before she died, doctors took samples of her cells without her permission. and those samples led to the first line of human cells that could replicate themselves in a lab. you can see them here. and a decade sense, researchers have used her cells in tenses of thousands of studies to investigate cancer,
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fertility and vaccines. her family had no say in any of this. certainly didn't get a cut from the profits from the medical advances. however, the national instiewlts of health has now agreed to allow henrietta lacks family decide how to use her cell going forward. a small victory for whom medical science owes unimaginable debt. we'll be right back. mine was earned in djibouti, africa. 2004.
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>> shepard: the school bus driver in florida has been taking heat from critics after he failed to stop three teens from brutally beating another student. there is surveillance video from the bus. this was last month. can you see those three 15-year-olds. i mean, they are laying into this 13-year-old victim kicking him while he is down. you may notice here nobody breaks jumps in break it
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up. they are sitting around like they are watching a movie. the three teens stopped and jumped out of the bus after pulled over. the cops say the driver should have physically stopped the fight. they have not decided to file any charges against him. phil keating in our newsroom. why not. >> the school district policy specifies when in doubt don't take chances. those 315-year-olds 50 times in 60 seconds. all will in juvenile court on tuesday. all are represented by public defenders, the three are charged with aggravated battery. also charged with unarmed robbery for stealing the victim's 5 bucks. police say this went down after the victim turned in two of the suspects for trying to sell him pot in the school bathroom. so, when all were on the bus to go home, the suspect retaliated for snitching. here is the driver. >> leave the boy alone. leave him alone.
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leave him alone. [bleep], [bleep]. get somebody here quick, quick, quick. they are about to beat this boy to death. there is nothing i can do. >> the head of the juvenile division division of the state attorney's office tells me the evidence says race apparently not a factor at all here. just simple pay back. shep? >> shepard: thanks a lot, phil. sometimes they just give us the wrong story. a major staining in one that we reported here last night on the killer's snake. a python very much like this one not this one one like it. longer than two mental killed two young boys. like i said i first reported this on fox report last night. listen: now the story of a python. a python that escaped a pet store and attacked two young children, a massive snake. >> shepard: kind of like that. didn't escape anything, it turns out. because the cops in new
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brunswick, canada say that was wrong. the snake did not escape the pet shop underneath the home. instead it was inside that home. not far from where two brothers aged 4 and 6 were asleep. they were having a sleepover at a friend's. in fact, the boy's mother posted hundreds of photos on facebook just last year showing the boys playing in and cleaning her friend's snake cage. we have reached out to the mother but we don't have her permission to show the pictures here. the 100-pound python slithered through a tube meant to give it air. climbed into the rafters and the snake made its way through the home and crashed through the ceiling found the boys strangled them. police are treating this as a criminal investigation. they say they are looking into whether the snake's owner broke any laws regarding exotic animals. we've update you. official tells fox news that the al qaeda threat is still very real. even though yemen reports it just prevented an attack. though the u.s. doesn't seem too sure about that
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now the u.s. is taking action of its own with new drone strikes. plus, we're hearing from the only survivor a fire that killed 19 elite firefighters. he says he is haunted by the ringing cell phones that his brothers would never answer. now there is word most of their families will not get full benefits. but one widow with four little children is fighting to change that and fighting hard. and that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news as fox reports live tonight. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand., it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just a click away with our free mobile app.
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>> shepard: another big bank could be facing trouble from the federal government as fox reports tonight. this time it's jp morgan chase. the biggest u.s. bank at least in terms of assets today announced it's under investigation by the civil and criminal divisions of the justice department. that from the bank's quarterly filing buried down in there with the securities and exchange commission. j.p. morgan chase reports that a preliminary justice department investigation found the bank did indeed break the law while selling residential mortgage bonds from 2005 to 2007. that covers the months before and possibly during the financial crisis. this all comes a day after the justice department sued bank of america over the red bank's sale of residential mortgage bonds during the crisis. well, if you haven't refinanced yet, you are not alone in an interview today the president revealed that he and michelle hasn't either. >> benefit from refinancing right now. i would save some money.
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when you are president, you have to be a little careful about these transactions. so we haven't refinanced. >> shepard: president obama took other questions from users on the real estate web site of course, he is wrapping up his two day push for mortgage reform in california and arizona. where he has reiterated that the feds need to decrease their role in the housing market, but that there is a need for reform to boost ownership and protect the market. anyway, the president is largely in line with a bipartisanship senate plan. republican senator bob corker of tennessee the co-author says he welcomes the president's announcement and that it is better late than ever. meanwhile zillow has posted an estimated listing price for 1600 pennsylvania avenue. according to the site, the white house would set you back $319 million. information, it's not for sale. the site boasts at the 55,000 square foot home comes with 16 bedrooms and 35 baths if you are looking
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for more of a bargain you could consider it $1.8 million a month. although the white house of course is not available for rent. at least not yet. i'm shepard smith. this is the fox report. it's the bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news. the president says the threat of an al qaeda terror attack is significant enough as he put it that the u.s. is taking what he calls every precaution. that includes shuttle down the 19 american embassies and con salutes for the rest of this week. the president made his first comments about the terror threat on "the tonight show" last night. >> it's a reminder that for all the progress we have made, getting bin laden, putting al qaeda between afghanistan and pakistan back on its heels that this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> um-huh. >> we have got to stay on top of it. >> shepard: officials in yemen say they have disrupted an al qaeda plot. but u.s. official tells fox
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news that is not the end of the terror threat. jennifer griffin is at the pentagon for us tonight. has the u.s. lowered the terror threat level thing that they do? >> not yet, shep. yemenis say they stopped ports that would have put al qaeda in control of most of their cities. >> i'm not going to get into any specifics from here from the podium on what was or wasn't a part of any threat stream. our embassy remains closed. we are continuing to evaluate all information on a daily basis. but, beyond that i don't have an additional update. >> we are keeping it closed to keep our people safe and because we believe a threat remains. >> there remain 1400 u.s. marines on board the uss off the coast of yemen just in case,. >> shepard: shep they are ratcheting up the drone strikes over there what are they getting? >> a senior u.s. official confirms there have been 5 to 7 separate drone strikes carried out in yemen in the past week alone. that is an incredible pace considering the president
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in may suggesting that the u.s. was moving away from drone strikes, except in the event of an eminent threat to u.s. lives. the terrorist whose communication from ayman zawahiri was intercepted remains at large. u.s. intelligence officials are dismissing reports today that they intercepted a large conference call between 20 top al qaeda leaders, shep. >> shepard: jennifer, thanks. now almost a year later, let me get to this first though. jay leno asked the president to respond to the critics who say this new terror alert is an overreaction to the attack on the u.s. outpost in benghazi last year. >> one thing i have tried to do as president is not overreact but make sure that as much as possible the american people understand that there are genuine risks out there. >> shepard: and there are but the benghazi attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens state department officer sean smith and two former navy seales tyrone woods and glenn dorty. now the feds have filed the
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first criminal charges in that attack. they won't tell us what the charges are and not identifying the suspects. around here we have learned the name of one suspect. it turns out he talked to us not too long ago. steve centanni in d.c. steve? >> yeah, shep. a u.s. official confirmed these charges were filed without saying exactly what they are. officially, the justice department is only acing the investigation into that attack in benghazi is ongoing. and remains a top priority. now, we don't know if three individuals originally identified by the fbi are the ones now facing charges, but, according to one source, one of those charged is the head of a libyan michigan group -- militia group. he said he was present during the attack only directing traffic outside not directing the violence inside. he denied being a ringleader even though others have claimed he was. some in washington say filing these charges in this case is not enough. >> the real question is the
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government committed? is president obama committed to capture and kill these people, at this point almost 11 months afterwards, it doesn't appear he so. >> the charges comes just days after james comey was urged by republican lawmakers to accelerate the benghazi investigation. >> shepard: terrorists attacked tans knee a the u.s. rebuilt those embassies, add ever more security and moved them to more a remote area. they are not among the 19 facilities closed this week because of the new terror threat. a massive fire has gut the part of a country's main airport. there is word of a slow response from crews. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. kenya. officials say it broke out early this morning in the arrival hall at insurance
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nairobi's international airport. the fire trucks got stuck in traffic and uniformed officers had to use budgets of water. airport officials dan said or diverted several flights. at last check nobody hurt. officials investigating the cause. argentina. a natural gas explosion ripped through an apartment building in the northeast killing at least 8 people and injuring dozens more. firefighters rescued folks trapped on the upper floors of the burning building. officials say a gas leak may have sparked the blast. brazil. police took an endangered monkey from its apparent owner in south pal low. the 71-year-old claims she has had the threat poor more than three decades. police say it's illegal to keep wild animals. thousands of folks have signed online petition demanding that the cops return the monkey to that woman. china. cyclists raced six miles from the mountains of tibet to promote environmentally
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commuting. ancient festival. the winner tackled the challenging course in less than 30 minutes. and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> shepard: archie's number two and three sons are very good at a lot of things. they play a lot of football and play very well. now we know maybe what they are not so good at. we will show you that in a moment. plus, are you tired of cutting the grass this summer? not these guys. ♪ ♪ >> shepard: in fact, it's what they live for. >> sheep make great lawn mowers. >> shepard: it seems more ground keepers are putting them to work. >> goats are the original weed whacker. >> shepard: fox reports on nature's lawn mowers. coming up. i'll just press this, and you'll save on both. ding! ladies and gentlemen,
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>> shepard: the only survivor that horrible fire in yarnell, arizona is speaking out now. he did an interview with good morning america. he said he wept numb after he learned the men he considered his brothers were dead. >> i asked a million times why am i sitting here? and why isn't someone else -- why aren't they sitting here with me? >> shepard: remember that out-of-control wildfire trapped and killed 19 elite firefighters back on june the 30th. mcdonough said his times with that crew were both the best and worst memories of his life. meantime, the widow of one of those deceased firefighters say she is fighting back after the city of press cot, arizona, reportedly denied her lifetime health and pension benefits because they said her husband was not a full time employee. the families of 13 part-time firefighters were reportedly receive a one-time payment of $328,000. the nation's military suicide rate has spiked in recent years from 18 to 22
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on average each day. that's according to the department of veterans affairs and they are very concerned. officials say they don't know exactly why the numbers have grown so much. but researchers say they are now able to rule out one possible factor. exposure to combat. researchers at san diego's naval health center surveyed more than 145,000 current and former military personnel. they concluded that some of the strongest risk factors for military suicide are similar to those in the civilian world. including mental illness, substance abuse and financial problems. but they say deployment to a war zone has very little to no influence, huh. meanwhile government officials and mental health experts say they are looking for ways to reverse the growing number of military suicides. and today one senator held a hearing on the issue. jonathan serrie with the news in atlanta tonight. jonathan? >> hi, shep. well georgia senator johnny isakson called this hearing to follow up on changes going on atlanta va medical center. those changes in response
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to it a va inspector general report back in april. linking mismanagement in the mental health unit to the death of three patients by drug overdose or suicide. today v.a. officials told senator isakson reduce weight times, reduce drug screenings and increasing ability to monitor the progress of patients including those they refer to outside contractors. >> a facility's ability to track and mortar patients receiving contract care. the atlanta v.a. medical center has reduced the number of contracts with mental health organizations from 26 to 5. additionally, we have placed case managers at each location. >> va officials say they are also taking measures to improve customer service experience. shep? >> shepard: jonathan serrie at georgia state university where they held that conference. the department of veterans affairs has a crisis line and a web site to help those dealing with depression and contemplating suicide.
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the numbers at the bottom of the screen. confidential toll free hotline. a cleanup effort underway now at historical congressional same tear in washington. where dozens of former lawmakers are buried. they are using goats. about 100 goats to graze the lawn there the cemetery reports these lawn also be there over the next week to get rid of vines and poison ivy. it's one of many places across the u.s. and around the world where grounds keepers are once again using goats and sheep to help take care of the lawns. in some cases saving them lots of money. a riding mower trims the massive front lawn here at the vanderbilt mansion in new york. in the backyard -- the folks who manage this national historic site have brought in some additional help to clear the brush of a steep hill. >> goats are the original weed whammer. >> shepard: the park pays 2500 bucks to lease the goats for the summer. it reports human landscapers would cost about 10,000 more. >> it would be expensive
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and also there is a safety concern. it would be very easy just to lose your footing and just start tumbling down the hill. if you are using a piece of equipment like a weed whacker, somebody could get injured. >> come on, girls. >> shepard: 200 miles away in carlisle, pennsylvania, a principal rounds up his flock of sheep. they're grazing under a field of solar panels which generate power for the school district. workers found it took hours at a time to mow around the equipment. the sheep do all the work. they are free, they don't care, they are doing what sheep do and that's eating grass. >> shepard: it's what they did long before motorized mowers exploded in popularity in the mid 1900s they once tended the white house lawn. there is a reason a field in new york central park is called sheep meadow. the animals have seen a resurgents in recent years with paris using chattanooga sheep to gardens. google goats around their headquarters.
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back at vanderbilt mansion, the landscapers have become just another part of the allure. >> they are pretty easy to care for. they are friendly. they are not a threat to visitors. visitors love them. they're most popular rangerrers are are the goats right here. >> that makes sense. now to the first family of football which has just become the first family of wrapping. brothers eli and peyton manning started in what may be the best or well, you decide, video of all time, look. ♪ football on your phone ♪ that's what i say ♪ there is football on your phone ♪ you can watch it in bed ♪ take it with you wherever you go ♪ show your friends and watch them all go ♪ whoa. >> shepard: let's hope they got paid a lot for that their famous football dad, archie, my hero, also making his hip hop debut. in case you could not tell the ach is for direct tv feature that let's users watch games on their smart phone. >> who cares. >> shepard: who cares, eli. lottery officials say
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>> shepard: well, the nation has apparently caught a bad case of power ball fever again. drivewaying takes place in just hours from now. the jackpot has grown to 425 million bucks. the fourth largest of any u.s. lottery ever. the fox business network rich edson from the d.c. >> who wins, rich. >> we don't know yet. shep. if no winner the jackpot jumps to $600 million. record for power ball approach the world record of $656 million. that was a mega millions jackpot from last year the odds in this one, only about one in 175 million.
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>> >> what's the odds. >> 100 in 175 million. >> that's my chances. i will take it, you know. i will take? >> use it to travel and pay off all my bills and my house and go a little bit towards my kids, you know. like i said it's me and my husband. we would do whatever. >> oh yeah, always got to feel lucky, man. you know you never know. >> a lump sum nearly $245 million. federal taxes would take about 100 million from that. and it's likely a state government will get a generous cut as well. shep? >> shepard: one would suspect. rich, thank you, folks at 7/11 tell us their stores usually see heavier jacket traffic when the jacket soars. 7/11 says it saw up to 10% more customers than usual. >> the police are now searching for whoever broke through a security gate and stole a couple of school buses. and that tops our news across america.
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florida. the school district only just reported the theft of those two buses late last month. surveillance video shows a white car entering the parking lot around 9:00. minutes later, the buses go driving away. authorities say around the same time, somebody disabled tracking devices on both of those buses. new york. police say they arrested a guy who had been selling drugs from an ice cream truck on a pier in brooklyn. and i couldn't know cover officer reporterredly met the suspect at a deli. he says the guy offered to sell him drugs and then did sell him a bag of pills and powder from his vehicle. the suspect faces up to 20 years in prison if is he convicted. michigan. a guy who calls himself the shark swam 22 miles across a lake on a canadian border while pulling two rafts packed with a ton of bricks. he started in the middle of lake saint claire on monday, took him more than two days to reach detroit. the swim raised money for charity.
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illinois. this couple tied the knot on a replica pirate ship that the groom built himself in the backyard. he says it took him several months to build the vessel. they plan to keep it in their backyard so future kids can play on it it and that's a fox watch across america. nation? stephen colbert got quite the surprise this week when a cancelled on his program. nation, fear not. last night he got some revenge on the mtv executive behind it all. coming up, colbert spoils a big surprise. pumps up the tune and gets lucky. ♪ up all night ♪ i'm up all night to getle a lucky. and 6 weeks of sleep but one thing you don't want to lose is any more teeth. if you wear a partial, you are almost twice as likely
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is at war with his network because they cancel a band. the they had been scheduled to appear on the show. viacom owns comedy central and mtv. the president of network sent out internal network putting on the kibosh. >> van wilder over here was not into the idea as he says in an email that was forwarded to me which i don't really have the permission to read on the air so let's read it it. [ laughter ] >> not sure i can help you with thatne. checked with my peeps. and they're feeling funky on this one. >> shepard: to get back at mtv colbert revealed that death punk is this year's surprise guest at this year's mtv music awards. we reached out to viacom for a statement but surprisingly we got nothing. acc fans have got a great one. all the college football fans you love your bowls, right? the acc just signed up in
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blockbuster lineup. the rest of the bowls from now through 2019. here is what i are going to enjoy. in some years you might see your team in the military bowl. the beef owe bread bowl. the birmingham bowl. or a yet to be named bowl in detroit. acc congratulations. before we go, our team's top five things of the day. number five, the little girl who had a pair of double lung transplants turned 11 years old today. her mother says she is recovering nicely. stop collecting the names and addresses whose case got dismissed client trying to get the death penalty. president obama has called off a meeting with russia's president set for next month. the putin put down. the white house says it's partly because russia gave person temporary asylum to that nsa leaker snowden. a man hunt on now for a guy accused of murdering a woman and kidnapping daughter. the teenager's says knows
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the suspect very well. that suspect could be headed out of the country. and that's "the fox report's" top five. and on this day in 1942, allied forces launched operation watchtower. the first major u.s. offensive against japan during world war ii. a month earlier the japanese troops had landed on gwatney that canal a small island. they immediately started building an air field. allies began work on a plan to invade the island and gain ground in the south pacific. bad weather grounded scouting planes. they met the shores before the japanese putt up any resistance. intense fighting went on in the jungle for nearly seven months. in the end the japanese would retreat and the allies would take guata can a willal. things heated up in the theater 71 years ago today. and now you know the news for this wednesday, august the 7th, 2013.
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there are a lot of new bowls coming in. it seems like the acc is loving them. the do drop by and come on over. acc. have a nice season. >> laura: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight. >> for all progress we have made, this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> laura: the president admits the threat from al qaeda is alive and well. are his efforts in fighting terrorism working or making americans more vulnerable? we have a debate. >> what i say to president putin is there no reason why we shouldn't be able to cooperate more effectively than we do. >> laura: president obama says nyet to putin canceling next month's big meeting with the russian president. does it matter? we'll have a report. >> you and hillary had lunch. did you notice them measuring the drapes or anything like that. >> laura: is president obama paving the way for another president clinton? would hillary be the


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